Gives information about where you can get support with bereavement

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Useful contacts

These organisations provide further information and support about bereavement:

Bereaved Through Alcohol and Drugs (BEAD)
Information and support for anyone bereaved through drug or alcohol use.

Bereavement Advice Centre
0800 634 9494
Supports bereaved people on a range of practical issues via a single freephone number.

Bereavement Trust
0800 435 455
Helpline for people who are experiencing bereavement.

Child Bereavement UK
Helpline: 0800 028 8840
Supports families and provides training to professionals both when a baby or child of any age dies or is dying, or when a child is facing bereavement.

Cruse Bereavement Care
0808 808 1677
[email protected]
Advice to anyone who has been affected by a death, including bereaved military families.

Child Death Helpline
0800 282 986
Helpline for anyone affected by the death of a child of any age, from prebirth to adult, under any circumstances, however recently or long ago.

Lullaby Trust
0808 802 6868
Provides support for bereaved families and anyone affected by a sudden infant death.

NHS Choices
Information on bereavement.

Royal College of Psychiatrists
Information on bereavement.

Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide (SOBS)
0300 111 5065                       
A self-help, voluntary organisation which aims to meet the needs and break the isolation of those bereaved by the suicide of a close relative or friend.


This information was published in November 2016.

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